Watermelons: Good fun, and good for you
Watermelon gets its ruddy inner glow from high levels of lycopene, an antioxidant; it contains citrulline for good heart and cardiovascular function ... Next peel off thin layers of the rind to expose the white part. Scoop out the red flesh and make ...
Romi Pattison: Watermelons are healthy way to keep your cool
A cup of diced watermelon only has 46 calories, is a good source of vitamin C ... although pickled watermelon rinds are popular in the South. However, in some Asian countries watermelon seeds are roasted, and watermelon rind is commonly used as a vegetable.
Watermelon Juice for Hydration
You can juice both the rind and the inside red fruit ... a gas that improves blood flow. Watermelon is a good source of lycopene and vitamins A, B-6 and C. Lycopene is a phytonutrient with antioxidant properties that can reduce your risk of cancer ...
Why Is Watermelon Good for Blood Pressure?
but most have red flesh and thick green rinds that are often spotted or striped. A concentrated source of antioxidants and amino acids, watermelon also contains powerful nutrients that play some role in reducing blood pressure, according to the U.S ...
Carytown Watermelon Festival: Good for business?
Co-owner Stan McCulloch said that when Mongrel opened, the Watermelon Festival was ... “Overall, it’s a good, hectic day.” She said that the store no longer allows patrons to bring in watermelons after employees found rinds and seeds scattered ...